Dr. Chris Okumu

University Co-Founder

+447 500 302 168
United Kingdom


Dr Okumu has a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery from the University of Nairobi, a Master of Science from Queen Mary's University of London, a Master of Science in eHealth and Telemedicine Management from Rome Business School, and a Diploma of Legal Medicine from the Royal College of Physicians. He is currently studying Law and Business at the University of Law and Forensic and Legal Medicine at Technological University.

Work and Experience

Dr Okumu has over 20 years post-graduation clinical, research and academic work experience as a medical doctor in Kenya and the UK. He is currently a consultant physician in internal and geriatric medicine and has special interests in Telemedicine, Forensic and Legal Medicine. He is a dynamic leader, trusted advisor, and careful planner adept at building solid partnerships with internal and external stakeholders to advance clinical, operational and financial goals.

Kenya University Project (KUP)

Dr Okumu joined KUP as a Property Developer in 2022 and has since become part of the University Founder and Medical Hospital Founder.

Diaspora University and Legal System

Dr Okumu is currently working on the development plans of the University and Medical Hospital as follows:

  • Courses in Telemedicine, General Internal and Geriatric Medicine.
  • Preparation to teach the above courses at the Diaspora University Hospital.
  • e-Health, Informatics and Telemedicine master plan for the Diaspora University Hospital.
  • Development of masterplan for the Department General Internal and Geriatric Medicine at the University Hospital.
  • Development of a master plan for a care/residential home unit within the Diaspora University Town.
  • Medical Hospital Patient Management plan in collaboration with other healthcare professionals.
  • Doctors’ Plan in collaboration with other healthcare professionals.
  • Support and collaboration with Daktari Biotechnology in research.
  • Support and collaboration with other professionals in strategic health care management, clinical governance and systems implementation.
  • Support and collaboration with other professionals in medical education, staff training & mentoring, performance management and team and capacity building and leadership.